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5 Benefits of Music for Seniors

There is just something about music. Within the first few notes of a song, we can be transported back to a place and time that we haven’t thought of in years. The beat can move us, body and soul, like nothing else we experience in a day. Music is magic for the older mind. From…
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Asking for Help Shows Strength

Asking for help is not a sign of weakness. (Read that again.) Adult daycare, private duty home care, and assisted living are not the enemy. Caregivers are worthy of the time and energy needed for self-care. Help does not equal failure. How can we make it easier for caregivers to ask for assistance? In general,…
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Let’s Talk About End-of-Life Plans

If you have ever joked that you would be late to your own funeral, this information may be for you. Planning for end-of-life doesn’t sound like a particularly fun topic, however, it can be one of the most important conversations you have. Taking the time to think about and write down your wishes is empowering…
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Elder Abuse: What Can You Do?

Almost one in ten adults over the age of 60 are abused, neglected, or financially exploited according to the National Institute on Aging. Abuse includes any intentional act that causes harm or a serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult. It can happen anytime, anywhere, to anyone, but particularly the most vulnerable members of…
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